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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   Solaris Vendors:   Sun
Solaris Virtual File System Bug Lets Local Users Consume Kernel Memory
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018796
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-5367   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Apr 1 2008
Original Entry Date:  Oct 10 2007
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Solaris Virtual File System. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local user can exploit a flaw in VFS to consume all available kernel memory.

Impact:   A local user can consume all available kernel memory on the target system.
Solution:   Sun has issued the following fix.

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 127111-01 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 127112-01 or later

The Sun advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Resource error

Message History:   None.

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